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Alborz Tulip Farms

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Alborz Tulip Farms

A village named Kondor located on the foothills of the Alborz Mountain Chain along the road connecting Tehran to Chalus is home to one of the biggest tulip farms of the country.
7,000-Year-Old Earthenware Found in Iran

7,000-Year-Old Earthenware Found in Iran

Archaeologists have discovered six intact earthenware dishes in northern Iran dating back to the fifth millennium BCE.
Tulip Festival Underway in Iran with No Visitors 1

Tulip Festival Underway in Iran with No Visitors

The eighth edition of Karaj Tulip Festival, which was supposed to open to the public at the beginning of spring, remained without visitors due to the outbreak of coronavirus in Iran.

Great Mansion of Ilkhanid Era Found Near Tehran

The excavation of Khatounlar hill in Mehrdasht Village of Malard County in Iran’s Alborz province has led to the discovery of precious remains of a large building from the Seljuk and Ilkhanid period.

Tulips Festival Underway in Iran’s Alborz Province

The seventh festival of Tulips is underway in Karaj, the capital of Alborz province west of Tehran, featuring 300,000 tulips of 16 species.

Drinking Dodgy Booze Kills, Poisons 300 Iranians

Alcohol poisoning has taken the lives of at least 27 people and caused over 300 others to be hospitalized in three Iranian cities.
750-Year-Old Pulpit Found in Ancient Iranian Village

750-Year-Old Pulpit Found in Ancient Iranian Village

A minbar, the Islamic type of pulpit, which dates back to 750 years ago, has been unearthed, repaired, and unveiled in an ancient Iranian village.

Spring Snow Covers Tulip Garden in Iran’s Karaj

The recent heavy snow has covered the tulip flowers exhibited in a festival underway in the city of Karaj in Iran’s Alborz province.

Varian; A Virgin Village with No Landline, Electricity

Varian, a village located on Tehran-Chalus road on the eastern side of Karaj Dam, has turned into an intact tourist destination because it is not possible to go there unless you use a boat.